The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 872 901 886
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 14 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 8
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £34,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +11.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101925 112965 102678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83823 92812 85368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 14 £36,250 -19.44% 3
London +32 7 £38,750 -13.88% 1
South East +27 6 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Surrey - 6 £31,500 - 1
City of London +35 3 £47,500 +26.66%
East of England +8 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Norwich - 1 £35,000 -
Staines - 1 £31,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (33.33%) SCCM
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) Citrix
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) MCITP
9 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.67%) MCP
9 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) Android
10 4 (13.33%) iPhone
10 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.33%) Marketing
11 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
11 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.00%) XenApp

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Softphone
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Wiki
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) PDA
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.33%) Android
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCITP
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) GNVQ
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Casper Suite
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Avaya
4 3 (10.00%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Speakerbus
6 1 (3.33%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago